As soon as I pulled the dress out of its packaging, I immediately thought two things 1. Summer and 2. Garden. If I was the owner of this gorgeous frock I would definitely be making it my mission to wear it to a garden party or an outside wedding (preferably on a hot Summer's day).
The dress has straps rather than sleeves so I paired it with my lilac cropped cardigan I bought from Primark last year. I actually have this cardigan in 4 different colours, they are the perfect thing to throw over your shoulders at a wedding. I'm not a huge fan of my upper arms so it hides wobbly bingo wings whilst making any dress wedding appropriate.
As the skirt is a little short I definitely needed some killer heels so picked out my tan wedges from Dorothy Perkins. These beauties have been sitting in a box on the top of my wardrobe for a while now.
I love them, but when I put them on I'm always slightly worried I'll break my ankle. I'm more of a flats girl so to me these heels seem mammoth. I love how they looked with the dress though so I'm thinking these need to make an appearance next time I'm invited to a Summer wedding.
Please excuse the lack of nail polish on my toes. I'm bridesmaid at my best friend's wedding in a few weeks time and am getting myself ready for a pedicure!
The low neckline meant I got to raid my ever growing stash of statement necklaces. This one from Primark is one of my favourite purchases from last year and compliments the dress perfectly. I am a bit of a matchy matchy person and I love how the colours match the dress.
Of course you can't go to a wedding without a clutch bag (I'm running with this wedding theme now!) They're pretty useless at fitting in all of your essentials but they really are the perfect style bag for going somewhere a bit special.
I've had this nude coloured clutch for years and it's my "go to" bag for weddings as it looks great with any dress.
I think I'd struggle to style this dress for the Winter months as the colours are so light but it would definitely be a welcome addition to my wardrobe for the Spring and Summer. Unfortunately though it's not mine to keep and I'm packing it up to send it off to Donna. I can't wait to see what she does with it and I hope she loves it as much as I did.
Let me know how you'd style Erica's Dress.